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turbo-electric

[tur-boh-i-lek-trik]
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adjective
  1. noting, pertaining to, or utilizing machinery that includes a generator driven by a turbine: turbo-electric engine; turbo-electric propulsion.
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Origin of turbo-electric

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for turbo-electric

turbo-electric

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or using an electric generator driven by a turbineturbo-electric propulsion
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